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Gatwick Airport now has 2,000 beacons for indoor navigation

Complex indoor environments such as airports and shopping malls can be a nightmare to find your way around. And while Google is eyeing smartphones with 3D sensors as one potential fix for places GPS won’t accurately reach, another approach is to kit out an interior with lots of Bluetooth beacons — giving smartphone users ...

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Gatwick Airport now has 2,000 beacons for indoor navigation

Complex indoor environments such as airports and shopping malls can be a nightmare to find your way around. And while Google is eyeing smartphones with 3D sensors as one potential fix for places GPS won’t accurately reach, another approach is to kit out an interior with lots of Bluetooth beacons — giving smartphone users ...

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2018 GMC Yukon Denali Receives 10-Speed Transmission

Although the Acadia has experienced the biggest sales growth of any GMC model so far this year, the brand’s full-size SUV was also on the upswing during the first trimester of the year. For 2018, the Yukon Denali, which accounts for well more than half of all Yukon sales, receives a ...

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Cisco launches IoT platform, partners with Microsoft Azure

Cisco launched an Internet of Things (IoT) platform aimed at making deployments easier and partnered with Microsoft Azure to better connect edge devices. The networking giant outlined its new platform, dubbed the Cisco IoT Operations Platform, at the company’s IoT World Forum in London. special feature Harnessing IoT in the ...

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Google makes Kotlin a first-class language for writing Android apps

 Google today announced that it is making Kotlin, a statically typed programming language for the Java Virtual Machine, a first-class language for writing Android apps. Kotlin’s primary sponsor is JetBrains, the company behind tools like IntelliJ. It’s 100 percent interoperable with Java, which until now was Google’s only primary language ...

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HP's updated Spectre x2 will compete against new Surface Pro

HP Spectre x2 Lost amid yesterday’s launch hoopla for Microsoft’s latest Surface Pro hybrid tablet was HP’s announcement the day before of a refreshed Spectre x2 convertible that will squarely face off against the more-hyped device. With its 12.3-inch display and digital pen-based input, the Spectre x2 is clearly gunning ...

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